We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Famous Butchers Grill

101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, South Africa
+27 21 422 0880
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (111 reviews)
“baked potato” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, South Africa
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (244)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

It was my birthday. The staff really treated us well, as usual (this is one of my favourite restaurants). The steak is "tenderlicious" and very tasty. Veggies are yummy. We try a new desert each time and never disappointed. Wine selection is also good and...More

Thank Tanya H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been to this restaurant numerous times without any issues. Friday night however, was disastrous. It started of with the waiter who was unwelcoming, curt and not available when needed. The major problem however, was when we needed to pay. Their card machine was not...More

Thank Adil K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We use this steakhouse regularly and enjoy what we get most of the time, however, the quality of the meat varies every time we visit. The presentation and preparation are always spot on and the service is consistently good. The problem is that you never...More

Thank Aeraille
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Food is good, well priced (400g t bone steak was about 200 rand, bottle of wine about 160 rand). It's inside a hotel so access through the main door, lacks a bit of atmosphere, lots of staff just hanging around chatting but service is good...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

An extensive choice of dishes on the menu, a wide variety of wines and drinks to choose from, and great service in very pleasant surroundings, all available at very reasonable prices make this a place well worth checking out. The street entrance is not particularly...More

Thank Rosebankianz
Reviewed 11 August 2017

.....we have been here a few times and its always a special occasion just like today a day that only comes around every four year and we decided that to do something special is to come out to TFBG for a tender succulent matured steak....this...More

Thank Vernon W
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We dined here on our 1st night of our honeymoon as we were staying in the hotel for 3 nights. We shared a bottle of Five's reserve wine for 165 rand & 1L of still water for 28 rand. We shared spring rolls for starters...More

1  Thank Emily O
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Food was very good and the venue is beautifully decorated. Live music every evening. Great place if you want steaks.

1  Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I think my cholesterol and BP problems can be traced from the meal i had here. Melt in your mouth beef ribs, 28 day aged Sirloin, all too good. Dont think iv had a better unhealthy meal in my life.

Thank barbaad
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We were on a tour, so we had two choices of what to eat. They knew when and what time we would be there. It took them two hours to get our entire dinner out for a group of 27. Our table never got bread,...More

Thank TeacherDoris
Nearby Restaurants
Honest Chocolate Cafe
106 reviews
.11 km away
The Gin Bar
57 reviews
.11 km away
207 reviews
.06 km away
Clarke's Bar and Dining Room
194 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Stobers Tours - Day Tours
6 reviews
.24 km away
Dorp Street
376 reviews
.05 km away
1,533 reviews
.24 km away
Honest Chocolate
24 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Famous Butchers Grill staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 0880
  • E-mail
The Famous Butchers Grill is a sexy steakhouse located in the Cape Town Lodge Hotel in Cape Town's city centre. Not only are the steaks amazing, but the restaurant also offers LIVE entertainment 7 days a week.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing